[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/1] package/mender: Do not automatically select uboot tools if uboot is selected

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue Mar 16 20:31:11 UTC 2021

On Mon, 15 Mar 2021 10:31:06 -0700
Adam Duskett <aduskett at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Adam Duskett <aduskett at gmail.com>
> Because uboot requires a set of unique patches for each board, the upstream
> package developers are phasing out supporting uboot wherever possible.
> Instead, they recommend using Grub2 as a secondary bootloader and using
> the mender-grubenv package.
> Because the mender-grubenv file provides it's own fw_printenv script, it is
> not possible to know if U-Boot's fw_printenv or mender-grubenv's fw_printenv
> should be used.
> As such, remove selecting uboot tools when uboot is selected, and instead add
> a more comprehensive note in the help section about what Mender requires for
> uboot and grub2-based systems, with a link to the meta-mender github project
> for the base uboot patches, and a link to the official documentation on
> manual uboot integration.
> Signed-off-by: Adam Duskett <aduskett at gmail.com>
> ---
>  package/mender/Config.in | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Applied to master, thanks.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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